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Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015

Insight – On climate change, “not a scientist” not enough for some U.S. Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rick Perry’s farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country’s largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable: touting┬áhis environmental record, from lowering Texas’ carbon emissions to turning the state into a global leader in wind energy production.

“We have expanded our economy while protecting our environment,” said Perry, who is openly exploring a second White House run in 2016.

Jan 27, 2015

On climate change, ‘not a scientist’ not enough for some U.S. Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rick Perry’s farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country’s largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable: touting┬áhis environmental record, from lowering Texas’ carbon emissions to turning the state into a global leader in wind energy production.

“We have expanded our economy while protecting our environment,” said Perry, who is openly exploring a second White House run in 2016.

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